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Preparation for Cross Country Shipment?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by jimmyz80, Oct 27, 2019.

  1. jimmyz80

    jimmyz80 Member

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    In about two days we're having our Model S and Model 3 picked up for shipment from NC to CA, as part of our relocation. Aside from disabling Sentry Mode to slow the battery discharge, are there any other things we should plan on doing to prevent a bricked car(s)? I'm hoping the shipment will only take a few days, but I'm worried about what would happen if the truck ended up getting significantly delayed.

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  2. Rocky_H

    Rocky_H Well-Known Member

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    Besides turning off sentry mode, there is that newer feature with the advanced summon that apparently keeps the car very awake and ready to be summoned with the app, and that is a significant drain. When they implemented that feature, apparently it was default on, which most people didn't even know about, so it came as quite a surprise. I can't remember the exact name of that setting, since I don't have a car with any form of autopilot, but go find that and turn it off. Outside of those two huge draws, everything else would be small enough to not be an issue for a week or so of time.
     
  3. jimmyz80

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    Thanks, found it (Standby Mode).
     
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    Valet mode would keep it from going fast
     
  5. Rocky_H

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    ? o_O It is being shipped on a truck--not driven.
     
  6. BPeter

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    Even more reason to turn Valet mode on!
     
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